The funding programme “Partnership Driven Innovation for the East African Growth Markets” (PIVØ), is aimed specifically at the East African growth markets.
Through PIVØ, the access2innovation association can allocate funding of more than half a million DKK to partnerships that consisting of a minimum of three private companies and one knowledge institution.
The programme is expected to support six different partnerships that focus on developing solutions, products or concepts for the East African markets within sustainable energy, agri-business, water, construction or IT.
Grants can be given to support both the concept development phase (grants of up to 50.000 DKR) as well as the test phase (grants of up to 475.000 DKR).
The funding programme is aimed specifically at small and medium sized companies.
In order to qualify, the companies must have a positive equity as well as the organisational capacity to complete the project.
Furthermore, potential solutions must be scalable and new to either companies or market.
Companies must contribute with funding in form of man-hours or cash.
For further information, terms and conditions about the PIVØ programme, please contact the access2innovation secretariat.